As we enter the warmer months, chilled bottles of rosé replace the buxom reds in our wine cabinets. We celebrate the third annual International Rosé Day. But what exactly is rosé, this wine so closely associated with sunshine and summertime? A big misconception arises from the colour, which ranges from onion-skin orange to vibrant purple, depending on the varietal of grape ... Read More »
Planted in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, near the mythical city of Shangri-La in the Yunnan...
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A mention of the word “Champagne” often conjures up the image of the grand Champagne Hou...
Chateau La Conseillante is widely regarded as one of the most emblematic properties of Bordeaux̵...
Chateau Pontet-Canet is an 81 hectare Classified Fifth Growth in the heart of the Pauillac appellation. Winegrowing philosophy of the chateau is allowing the grapes to reveal their truest selves, with little to no interference. This true expression is why the wines of Chateau Pontet-Canet are elegant and continue to grow over time. 3 centuries, 3 families In 1705, Jean-Francois ... Read More »
Primeurs 2016 | The wonderful 2016 vintage of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is available!
Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan founded Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in the 17th century. The chateau received its current name after the marriage of Virginie, the daughter of Joseph de Pichon Longueveille, and the Count of Lalande. For 250 years, the family has been determined to produce quality wines using the historical know-how of the chateau. A rich ... Read More »
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Pomerol and Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Clinet – Pomerol Located in the heart of Pomerol, Chateau Clinet offers an ideal terroir for making a very great wine. The parcels are on a bed of güntzian gravel. The property has been owned by the Laborde family since 1998. They strive to offer wines of ... Read More »
Chateau Pichon Baron is a legendary estate located in the Pauillac appellation. Its beautiful architecture and beautifully produced wines are only parts of the legacy that surround this magnificent chateau. A Great Century The historical domain was created at the end of the 17th century, or the “Grand Siecle” (Great Century). Pierre Desmezures de Rauzan, respected and influential wine merchant ... Read More »
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is named after the beautiful stones (beau caillou) found on the property. The ecosystem is responsible for producing elegant, fruity, fine wines that are typical of the Saint-Julien appellation. International acclaim Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is located in the middle of a 100 year old park, with an exceptional view of the Gironde estuary. The chateau’s history dates back to ... Read More »
Chateau Leoville Poyferre dates back to 1638, at the time, Leoville was the largest property in the Medoc. Over time and several generations it has become fragmented. Leoville Poyferre’s grand wine began its legacy in 1840 and was anointed a Second Classified Growth 15 years later. Didier Cuvelier has been in charge of the chateau’s well-being since 1979. The Bourgeois ... Read More »